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  • Sen. Franken backs Duluth Airport expansion project

    Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) -- U.S. Senator Al Franken has thrown his support behind a plan to expand the Duluth International Airport. On Tuesday several state lawmakers met with the Federal Aviation Administration and made their pitch for a $30 million runway.

  • No elk hunt scheduled for this year

    Madison, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- Elk hunters will have to wait at least one more year to hunt elk in Wisconsin. After evaluating information and taking into account the severity of this winter, the Department of Natural Resources has decided to not have a hunt.

  • Superior School District implements plan to make up for lost school days

    Superior, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- The Superior School District will make-up days lost to the weather this winter through a combination of replacing parent–teacher days with class time and extra days at the end of the school year.

  • Sen. Franken concerned about Comcast and Time Warner merger

    Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) -- U.S. Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is concerned about Comcast's proposal to acquire Time Warner Cable. Comcast is the number one cable and internet provider in the country and is planning to purchase Time Warner for $45 billion.

  • Controversy in west Duluth over city's proposed Cross City Trail

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A club in west Duluth has rejected the Phase three trail design for the city's proposed Cross City Trail, which would run from Canal Park and end at the Munger trail near the Lake Superior Zoo.

  • Duluth stepping up pothole filling efforts

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth's mayor Don Ness addressed the issue of potholes in the city. Crews were hard at work filling in holes and the city plans to keep the pace going as long as the weather cooperates.

  • Melted Snowbanks reveal buried treasures

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Who doesn't dream of striking it rich? Here in the Northland, some do when the snowbanks melt and reveal their secret stashes.

  • Owner of Molly the Dog speaks out, says city shelter wants $350 before she can get dog back

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- Molly's owner, Candace Mead, is speaking out for the first time since her dog was found lying in a yard of a Duluth firefighter with her front legs zip tied.

  • Spirit Mountain: last day slopes open

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A sure sign of spring in the Northland? The last day slopes are open for skiing and snowboarding... which was the case Wednesday for Spirit Mountain in Duluth.

  • Gov. Dayton signs anti-bullying bill into law

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota has a new approach when it comes to tackling bullying. Governor Mark Dayton signed the monumental Safe and Supportive Schools Act into law at the Capitol this afternoon. At its core, the measure requires school leaders to develop a comprehensive anti-bullying policy, train staff to prevent bullying and quickly investigate allegations.

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